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1998 Archived Press Releases

December 30, 1998
Nation Marks 25 Years of Endangered Species Protection

December 23, 1998
Refuge System Poised for Progress as it Moves to the 21st Century, Fish and Wildlife Service Director Says

December 15, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects Topeka Shiner Under the Endangered Species Act

December 4, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Special Rule to Conserve the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse While Reducing Regulatory Burden on the Public

October 23, 1998
Hunters, Anglers, and Boaters Give State Fish and Wildlife Agencies a $300 Million Budget Boost

October 23, 1998
Federal Accountants Ferret Out Additional Funds to Support Fish Conservation Programs

October 14, 1998
National Wildlife Refuge Week Offers Americans Chance to Reconnect with their Wildlife Heritage

October 8, 1998
Service Approves Two Tungsten Shots for 1998-1999 Waterfowl Season

October 9, 1998
Public Comment Sought on Future Plans for Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge

October 8, 1998
Fish and Wildlife Service Hails Volunteer-Partnership Enhancement Act

October 1, 1998
Black-footed Ferret Reintroduction Scheduled for Northwestern Colorado

October 1, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Reintroduce Black-footed Ferrets in Northwestern Colorado and Northeastern Utah

September 29, 1998
Hunting Season on Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge Reconsidered

September 28, 1998
Fall Whooping Crane Migration Begins Soon; Numbers Approach Record High Levels

September 25, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Withdraws Proposal to Designate Parish's Alkali Grass as Endangered

September 24, 1998
Service Funds Research to Prevent Alien Invasions: Grant Money Will be Used to Find Ways to Prevent Accidental Introduction of Nuisance Species

September 23, 1998
Recovery Planning Under Way for Southwestern Willow Flycatcher

September 18, 1998
State Reports on Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife Watching Now Available

September 17, 1998
Number of Anglers and Hunters Falls Slightly in 1997

September 15, 1998
Probe of International Reptile Trade Ends with Key Arrests

September 15, 1998
Aza and USFWS Forge New Agreement for Conservation of North American Wildlife and their Habitats

September 10, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Targets New and Revitalized Partnerships with the Conservation Community

September 10, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Targets New and Revitalized Partnerships with the Conservation Community

September 9, 1998
Interior Secretary Announces Listing Decision on Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout

September 3, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Declines Request From National Wildlife Federation to Emergency List the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog

August 25, 1998
Black-Footed Ferret Reproduction Breaks All Records

August 25, 1998
The Peregrine Falcon Is Back!  Babbitt Announces Proposal To Remove World's Fastest Bird From Endangered Species List

August 24, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves Habitat Conservation Plan Developed By Iron County Commission and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

August 19, 1998
Winkler Cactus Threatened In South-Central Utah

August 10, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Public Comment Period for Westslope Cutthroat Trout

August 10, 1998
Service Proposes Few Changes to Fall Waterfowl Hunting Seasons

July 30, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Final Biological Opinion on Atlas Mine

July 29, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Require Nontoxic Shot Use On All Waterfowl Production Areas

July 27, 1998
Service Proposes Temporary Approval for Tungsten Shots for 1998-99 Waterfowl Season

July 20, 1998
Fish and Wildlife Service Schedules Public Hearings in Montana on the Proposal to List the Canada Lynx as Threatened

July 20, 1998
Fish and Wildlife Service Schedules Public Hearings in Colorado on the Proposal to List the Canada Lynx as Threatened

June 30, 1998
Service Proposes to List Canada Lynx as Threatened

June 29, 1998
Grey Wolves Making A Strong Comeback; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Taking A New Look At Their Status

June 23, 1998
Service Declines to List Northern Goshawk

June 19, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Continue Current Hatchery Program at Leadville Using Lined Earthen Rearing Units to Help Prevent the Spread of Whirling Disease

June 19, 1998
Texas Man Sentenced for Killing Bighorn Sheep in Colorado

June 12, 1998
Fisheries Coordination Council Releases Report on Federal Agencies' Support of Recreational Fisheries

June 10, 1998
Hunters Can Call "1-800-327-Band" to Report Bird Band Recoveries

June 9, 1998
Lesser Prairie-Chicken Will Not Be Listed As Threatened As A Species in 1998, Agency Says

May 29, 1998
Federal Agents Target Illegal Bird Trade

May 29, 1998
Service Announces Proposal to Consider Later Closing Date for Duck Season in Lower Mississippi Flyway

May 12, 1998
Preble's Mouse Will Be Listed As Threatened Species, But Landowners Will Retain Activity Flexibility

May 10, 1998
Transportation Act Spells Success for Anglers, Boaters, and National Wildlife Refuges

May 5, 1998
Daniel M. Ashe Named U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Assistant Directory for Refuges and Wildlife

April 29, 1998
Hunters Report Mixed Success During 1997-98 Waterfowl Season

April 20, 1998
Property Acquired with Federal Aid Funds Returned to Division of Wildlife

April 16, 1998
Revised Draft Biological Opinion Finds Atlas Mill Tailings Site Jeopardizing Endangered Fish

April 6, 1998
Service Seeks Public Comment on Regulations Addressing Snow Goose Overpopulation

April 2, 1998
Whooping Crane Fatality in San Luis Valley of Colorado

April 2, 1998
Conservation Agreement Will Protect Spotted Frog, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces

March 25, 1998
Listing Status of Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse Delayed Until May 1998

March 24, 1998
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to List Colorado Butterfly Plant as Threatened

March 10, 1998
Anglers, Hunters Give States a $426 Million Boost for Conservation and Recreation

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